Monthly Archives: July 2011

Race day approaches

Hi today I’d like to talk about what should be your ideal preparation for the last few days (and race day as well). For this I’ll talk about my recent trip to Antwerp where, along with Ian Leitch, we had … Continue reading

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A week before your main race, what to do

Hi this is quite relevant to me as my seasons A race is on the 24th July in Antwerp (1/2 Ironman). There are quite a few theories out there concerning what the last week(s) before a race should contain regarding … Continue reading

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Training theory – is it all bunkum!

Hi firstly, what is training theory and why should I bother? Well, I get this a lot from people who have run for many years of their lives who think by increasing the distance they will improve. Their is a … Continue reading

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Guest Blog – My “Barefoot” year

Yesterday was my first ‘barefoot’ anniversary. Exactly one year ago, on a steep, heel-pounding downhill late on in the Bewl 15 miler, I realised I was going badly wrong. For a long time a keen but definitely middling runner, I’d … Continue reading

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